By BV Swagath
Nagenahira Nagas defeated Basnahira Cricket Dundee by a comprehensive margin of 6-wicket win with a full over to spare in the SLPL Match at Pallekele on Friday night.
Fielding first after winning the toss, Nagenahira Nagas bowled out Basnahira Cricket Dundee for 146 with medium pacer Shaminda Eranga taking 3 for 20. Skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan with 35 (from 31 balls) and Cameron Borgas with 32 (from 25 balls with 2 fours and a six) got amongst the runs for BCD.
Nagenahira Nagas needing 147 to win sailed to victory thanks to a 67-run stand between Mushfiqur Rahim and Skipper Angelo Mathews (30 from 27 balls). Mushfiqur finished the game with an unbeaten 54 from 39 balls with 4 fours and a six.
For the BCD, quick bowler Dirk Nannes took 3 for 34 which went in vain. Shaminda Eranga got the Player of the Match award.